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In this webinar, attorneys Gilberto E. Espinoza and Joseph P. Serge will discuss the general trends found in the Federal Circuit’s review of Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) decisions and highlight the important decisions that have imposed limits on the PTAB’s authority. Tips for appealing PTAB decisions will also be reviewed.
We will apply for CLE credit in WI, IL, UT, TX and VA (if applicable).
Gilberto is a persuasive and effective advocate for clients seeking to protect their intellectual property assets. Focusing his practice on patent litigation at both the trial and appellate levels, he is actively involved in all phases of litigation and trial. He has built an enviable track record by successfully challenging patents in inter partes review proceedings at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board and by fighting off patent infringement suits.
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